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BoyallAlfred MoreyLieutenantBOYALL, ALFRED MOREY, Lieutenant, was born 6 October 1877, son of John Richard Boyall, of Ealing. He was educated at Harrow (The Park), 1891, and joined the Army as a Second Lieutenant in the West Yorkshire Regiment, 16 February 1898, becoming Lieutenant 28 May 1899. He served in the South African War, taking part in the operations in Natal, 1899, and the Relief of Ladysmith with the action of Colenso; operations of 17 to 24 January 1900; action at Spion Kop; operations of 5 to 7 February 1900; action at Vaal Kranz; operations on Tugela Heights, and the action at Pieter's Hill, in which he was wounded; operations in Natal (including the action at Laing's Nek), March to June, 1900; operations east and west of Pretoria, in the Transvaal, July to 29 November 1900, and in the Transvaal 30 November 1900 to 31 May 1902. He was twice mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 8 February and 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's and King's Medals with seven clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Alfred Morey Boyall, Lieutenant, West Yorkshire Regiment. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented by the King 12 May 1902. He had his captaincy 19 January 1905, and between March 1908, and March 1912, was employed in the Militia, and in the Special Reserve as Adjutant. Captain Boyall served again with distinction in the European War. After being employed as Staff Captain (March and April 1915) and DAAG (April 1915 to April, 1916) at the General Headquarters of the British Expeditionary Force, and becoming Brevet Major 1 September 1915, he was Acting Lieutenant Colonel, West Yorkshire Regiment, 1 November 1916 to March 1918. He was mentioned in Sir John French's Despatch of 15 October 1915, dated War Office, 1 January 1916. Mentioned in Sir Douglas Haig's Despatch, dated War Office, 15 June, 1916, and awarded a Bar to the Distinguished Service Order 4 February 1918: "Alfred Morey Boyall, Acting Lieutenant Colonel, West Yorkshire Regiment. When in command of an advanced guard battalion he pushed forward, after the capture of the first objective, and occupied a more advanced position, which was one of great importance, on his own initiative. His appreciation of the situation and display of bold initiative had considerable bearing on the success of the whole operations". He was given his Brevet Lieutenant Colonelcy 1 January 1918. Lieutenant Colonel Boyall married, in 1905, Ida Mary Albina, daughter of Major General Sykes.
DSO with 2nd and 3rd Bars, QSA (5) T-H OFS RofL Trans L-N (Lt) KSA (2), 1914 Star and Bar, BWM, Victory Medal with MID (Lt Col), Legion d'Honneur (France) 4th Class. Regimental Museum 1986.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
(Prince of Wales's Own) West Yorkshire Regiment
BoyallF J3253PrivateDemise: Died of disease - bronchitis or influenza or congestion of lungs 05 Oct 1901
Place: Atsea. SS Dunera
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Leicestershire Regiment
BoyallP4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
King's Royal Rifle Corps
BoyceA3665Private1st Battalion
Source: QSA roll
(Princess Victoria's) Royal Irish Fusiliers
BoyceA CPrivateQSA (0). Ref: Po9.163.
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Doris
BoyceA T519Source: Medal rollsCanada, Royal Canadian Artillery
BoyceAfrica18Next of kin: Father. Address: Maraisberg Location .
Source: Attestation paper in WO126
Town Guard and District Mounted Troops
BoyceAlbert John36230PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls40th Company, 10th Btn, IY
BoyceAlbert William7024Source: Medal rollsCanada, 2nd Royal Canadian Regiment of Infantry
BoyceAndries22Occupation: None. Next of kin: Mother. Address: Hanover .
Source: Attestation paper in WO126
Town Guard and District Mounted Troops
BoyceBPack LeadersNatal 1906 (0)
Source: Recipients of the Natal 1906 Medal
Natal civilian employees
BoyceB4173CorporalQSA (2). Invalided to England.
Source: QSA medal rolls
7th (The Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards
BoyceB A41021Trooper2nd Battalion
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Scottish Horse
BoyceBertam Allanby41021TrooperServed 20 Jan 02 to 06 Jul 02. Discharged, Disbandt., Second Number W11626
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Scottish Horse
BoyceC151746Able SeamanDemise: Died of disease - dysentery 09 Apr 1900
Place: Mooi River
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
HMS Powerful
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